Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

This program applies to students who commenced in 2022 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For Commencement Year 2016, please refer to: 3712.2 - Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

For Commencement Year 2015, please refer to: 3712.1 - Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

The Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying is a one year part-time program which aims to provide students with the knowledge and basic skills to develop, assess and evaluate building solutions for residential buildings. The program enables students to understand principles of planning and development control, sustainability and other fundamental issues relating to building surveying and building surveying practice. The material covered includes building regulations and associated Australian Standards relating to the built environment for low-rise buildings. Satisfactory completion of this program establishes a pathway to advanced qualification at the Graduate Diploma and Masters levels.

Study Mode

One year part-time

Program Advice

edbe@westernsydney.edu.au

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Part Time External see above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or an undergraduate degree or higher, in any discipline
And
two years full-time equivalent professional work experience in engineering, building, building surveying, construction management, housing, planning, bushfire protection or architecture


Or
a qualification at Certificate 3 or above in any building or construction trade
And
at least 5 years relevant work experience in the construction or building industry.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. 

Statement of Service form

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).  Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/
https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Start-year Intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
BLDG 7003 Building Studies 10
ARCH 7004 Planning and Development Control 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BLDG 7004 Building in Bushfire Prone Areas 10
CIVL 7011 Building Engineering 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40

Mid-year Intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
BLDG 7004 Building in Bushfire Prone Areas 10
CIVL 7011 Building Engineering 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
ARCH 7004 Planning and Development Control 10
BLDG 7003 Building Studies 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40